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Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, Great Milton, Oxfordshire

Spend a day learning new skills at Raymond Blanc’s Cookery School located at Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons, his Michelin-starred Oxfordshire hotel and restaurant.

Chef Mark Peregrine teaching a class with Raymond Blanc at the cookery school at Le Manoir near Oxford

Choose from cookery courses to suit all levels of experience at Raymond Blanc’s Cookery School

If you’re a serious foodie, a visit to Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons will surely be on your bucket list. It had long been on mine.

A day spent doing a course at Raymond Blanc’s cookery school near Oxford is a one-of-a-kind gastronomic experience. They look after you beautifully and you come home with new tips and tricks. I have since completely changed the way I cook my vegetables!

So, indulge your long-held dream. Give it as a gift to yourself, a friend, a colleague or a loved one. I promise you, it will not disappoint.

Sally, Editor, The Foodie Travel Guide

Raymond Blanc Cookery School

  • Expert tuition
  • Half day cookery courses (includes tea & coffee)
  • One day cookery courses (includes lunch)
  • Beautiful Oxfordshire setting
  • Wonderful gift experience
  • Easy train access from London

From Virgin Experience Days

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Raymond Blanc – One of Our Favourite French Chefs

Raymond Blanc’s passion and enthusiasm for cooking is infectious. We’ve seen him on TV cooking up classic French recipes from his Oxfordshire kitchen; picking micro salad leaves in his polytunnel and heirloom vegetables in his kitchen garden. Watch Raymond and his team in action and it instantly makes you want to cook and eat wonderful food.

Learn to Cook at one of Oxford’s Best Cookery Schools

Brush up your culinary skills by taking a course at Raymond Blanc’s Cookery School. Raymond doesn’t do the teaching himself, but you’ll receive expert tuition from Cookery School Director, Mark Peregrine and his team. The school is located inside Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, his Michelin-starred hotel and restaurant in Oxfordshire. There’s a surprisingly homely feel to the kitchen where classes are taught in small intimate groups. Spend the entire day here and lunch is included. You’ll also have more time to explore the hotel and its beautiful surroundings including the extensive kitchen garden featured in the BBC Series Kew on a Plate.

Chefs at Raymond Blanc's Cookery school choosing veg in the kitchen garden

Chefs can chose veg from the kitchen garden at Raymond Blanc’s hotel and cookery school

  • Buy a cookery course voucher and choose from a range of courses to suit all levels
  • Cookery classes are held on set days throughout the year so book well ahead to secure a specific date
  • Fancy staying the night? Treat yourself to a luxury stay for two at Le Manoir
  • For a more budget option, book dinner for two at one of Raymond’s Brasserie Blanc restaurants
  • Getting to the cookery school by train is easy. The nearest train station to Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons is Haddenham & Thame Parkway. Chiltern line trains run from London Marylebone, a 45 minute journey.

 

Dog Policy

Mr Hendricks says, “They have three dog-friendly rooms at Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons so this is a place where you can pamper your pooch. There are dog beds, bowls and treats and wonderful grounds for me to run around in)”.


HOW TO FIND THE RAYMOND BLANC COOKERY SCHOOL OXFORD

The Raymond Blanc Cookery School

Raymond Blanc Cookery School at Le Manoir


BELMOND LE MANOIR AUX QUAT’SAISONS

Church Road, Great Milton, Oxfordshire, OX44 7PD

 

Raymond Blanc Cookery School

  • Expert tuition
  • Half day cookery courses (includes tea & coffee)
  • One day cookery courses (includes lunch)
  • Beautiful Oxfordshire setting
  • Wonderful gift experience
  • Easy train access from London

From Virgin Experience Days


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